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Fingerplate

Fingerplate

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    1833-1847 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Copeland & Garrett (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain, moulded in relief, painted in enamels and gilt

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2703-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 16, shelf 7

Physical description

Fingerplate of porcelain. Oblong with shaped ends. The ends and border are decorated with gilt scrolls in relief. In the middle are two lovers in a garden beside a pedestal on which a peacock is perched. At either end is a compartment enclosing a festoon of flowers and a bird with brilliant plumage.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

1833-1847 (made)

Artist/maker

Copeland & Garrett (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain, moulded in relief, painted in enamels and gilt

Marks and inscriptions

'COPELAND AND GARRETT' under a crown, within a wreath of the rose, thistle and shamrock
Printed in green

Dimensions

Length: 28.3 cm, Width: 7.9 cm

Descriptive line

Fingerplate of porcelain, moulded in relief, painted in enamels and gilt, Copeland & Garrett, Stoke-on-Trent, 1833-1847

Materials

Porcelain; Enamel

Techniques

Painted; Gilt; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Gardens; Pedestals; Flowers; Figures; Peacocks; Birds

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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